Front door swap instead of emigrating

Chaamseweg 10, Baarle-Hertog

After 15 years of measuring the borders, in 1995 the enclave borders at some places appeared to be situated slightly different then was always assumed. Read more

After 15 years of measuring the borders, in 1995 the enclave borders at some places appeared to be situated slightly different then was always assumed. This was the case at the Chaamseweg. The supposedly Belgian household at number 11 suddenly found its front door in the Netherlands! The perspective of emigrating to the Netherlands troubled the 84-year old resident. A pragmatic solution was found to let her stay a Belgian resident: the front door and annexed window just swapped places …


Chaamseweg 10, 2387 Baarle-Hertog